Bloc Party crack US Album Chart

'A Weekend In The City' is a big hit

Bloc Party have cracked with Billboard Top 20 with new album ’A Weekend In The City’.

The LP entered the chart at Number 12. This is in contrast to their 2005 debut ’Silent Alarm’, which peaked at number 114 in 2005.

The album also entered the UK album charts at Number Two on Sunday (February 11).

Bloc Party are set to release their new single ’I Still Remember’ on April 9, and they are set to tour the UK in support of the release.

The tour will call at:

Glasgow Academy (April 14)

Wolverhampton Civic Hall (15)

Plymouth Pavilions (16)

Blackpool Empress Ballroom (18)

London Brixton Academy (19, 20)

Tickets go on sale on Friday (February 16). To check availability and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/GIGS now.